April, 2019

St. Louis hit by massive power outages after 80 m.p.h. winds, National Guard mobilized

Friday, July 21, 2006 A storm has knocked out power during a heat wave in the Greater St. Louis Area. 80 mph (130 km/h) winds accompanied by heavy rain caused many tree limbs to fall, some onto cars, some onto thoroughfares, and some on high-tension power lines that supply the city. It also caused at […]

French workers use threats in compensation demand

Friday, July 17, 2009Following similar threats by workers at New Fabris and Nortel, workers at JLG in Tonneins, France, threatened to blow up several platform cranes. The JLG factory announced in April 2009 that it will fire 53 of its 163 workers by the end of 2009, while the remaining 110 jobs will not be […]

The results of the Antiquorum’s auction of vintage and modern timepieces

Wednesday, December 13, 2006 The Antiquorum‘s auction that took place on 6th and 7th of December in New York resulted in the sale of some new and old timepieces. The sales achieved a total of more than $ 7,250,000. 396 timepieces were sold at the auction. This was the Antiquorum USA’s second best auction. About […]

Navy helping New Orleans pets

Saturday, September 17, 2005 The Spanish word “tortuga” means “turtle.” But in the wake of the New Orleans disaster, the USS Tortuga is helping other animals. For nearly two weeks now, sailors from Tortuga’s repair division have devoted much of their time during this disaster relief operation to ensure the health and comfort of displaced […]

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer makes 2005 Budget speech

Wednesday, March 16, 2005 The United Kingdom Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Right Honourable Gordon Brown PC MP, in a speech to the British House of Commons today presented his ninth Budget, what is very likely to be his last Budget before the next UK General Election. This opened the parliamentary debate on the 2005 […]

Wikinews interviews former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson, presidential nominee of the Libertarian Party

Monday, November 5, 2012 With the U.S. presidential election looming, former New Mexico governor and current Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson spoke with Wikinews reporter William S. Saturn on an assortment of economic, foreign, and social issues. In the interview, Johnson makes his final plea to voters before they cast their ballots on Election […]

Tips For Finding Warm &Amp; Caring Dental Services

Read An Opinion On: Day Planner Online Best Day Planner For Sale byadmin When it comes to going to the dentist, there are a large number of people who suffer severe anxiety. If this describes you, there is a good chance that you may have neglected your dental care for a number of years. However, […]

City of Calgary, Canada removes fluoride from drinking water

Thursday, February 10, 2011 Calgary city council voted 10 to 3 on Wednesday to stop fluoridating their water supply. This overturns a previous plebiscite from 1989 to add the fluoride in an attempt to reduce tooth decay. Opponents of water fluoridation claim that there could be unknown health effects of fluoride, and question its effectiveness […]

USA sledge hockey team beats Italy in Winter Paralympics opener

Saturday, March 8, 2014 With the home-crowd Russian fans on the side of the Italians, the United States defeated Italy in sledge hockey by a score of 5–1 today in both teams’ opening game at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia. The United States started the first period with possession, but much of this […]

Amsterdam pet shop owner creates beer for dogs

Thursday, January 25, 2007  Correction — February 8, 2007 Terrie Berenden’s pet shop is located in the town of Zelhem, not Amsterdam as stated in the article & title. Zelhem is approximately 135 km (85 miles) from Amsterdam  A woman in The Netherlands who uses her dogs to hunt in Austria has decided to give her […]

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